Download Company Law Form 1B For: Application for approval of the Central Government for change of name or conversion of a public company into a private company
In case of Change of Name
2 (a) Enter ‘Corporate Identity Number’ (CIN) of the company
• You may find CIN by entering your existing registration number in the Find CIN/GLN
service at the portal. www.mca.gov.in
(c) Enter the service request number of eForm 1A (obtained before filing this application)
Note: Before filing an application in eForm 1B for approval of change of name of the
company, the company is required to obtain approval of name availability by filing eForm 1A
3, 4 Click the “Pre-fill” button
System will automatically display the name, registered office address, email ID and proposed
name of the company. In case there is any change in the email ID, enter the new valid email
6 Enter particulars of eForm 23 filed for registration of resolution. Ensure that altered
Memorandum and articles of association is filed as an attachment to eForm 23, as applicable.
7 In case of companies incorporated in MCA21 system, system will automatically display the
name of the company at the time of incorporation. In all other cases, this will have to be
entered. Ensure that the name entered is correct as the same shall be displayed in the
certificate to be issued by the RoC office.
8 (a),(b) (c)
Enter the details of number of members and number of shares held by them. In case of
companies not having share capital, zero may be entered as number of shares held.
- Copy of minutes of the meeting of members where resolution has been passed is to be enclosed
- Copy of any approval order obtained from the concerned authorities (such as, RBI,
- IRDA, SEBI etc.) or the concerned department